San Gabriel double fatal hit-and-run suspect apprehended

Yesterday afternoon, the San Gabriel Police Department received a tip that lead to the arrest of Dennis Anthony Perez. Officials believe that Perez, 48, is responsible for a fatal hit-and-run that occurred in San Gabriel on October 26 at the intersection of Del Mar Avenue and Live Oak Street.

The incident occurred when 59-year old female and her 1-year old granddaughter were struck by a vehicle at a marked crosswalk. Both were residents of San Gabriel.

Officers from the SGPD Traffic Bureau were led to the location of the suspected vehicle after receiving a tip. Upon inspection, officers matched the suspected vehicle using dash-cam footage submitted by a witness. Using information provided by the family, officers later arrested Perez after he was discharged from a local medical facility.

You may find footage of the dash-cam below.